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  Glochidion hohenackeri var. johnstonei
 
  Family: EUPHORBIACEAE
  Citation:  Glochidion hohenackeri (Muell.-Arg.) Bedd. var. johnstonei (Hook. f.) Chakrab. & Gangop., Journ. Econ. Tax. Bot. 19: 210. 1995; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 292. 2002; N.P.Balakr. & Chakrab., Fam. Euphorbiaceae India 349. 2007. Glochidion johnstonei Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 5: 314. 1887; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1307(914). 1925; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 373. 1998.
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  Description: Trees, to 10 m high; branchlets tawny or grey-tomentellous to sparsely puberulous. Leaves simple, alternate, distichous, 7-13 x 1.5-6.5 cm, oblong, elliptic, elliptic-oblong, oblong-lanceolate, oblong-ovate or subfalcate, apex acuminate, base oblique, glabrous above, sparsely pilose on major nerves beneath, margin entire, coriaceous; lateral nerves 4-8 pairs, pinnate, prominent, intercostae reticulate, prominent stipules lateral; petiole 2-5 mm, slender, puberulous. Flowers unisexual, yellow. Male flowers: in many flowered axillary clusters; pedicels 3-8 mm long, densely tomentose; tepals 3+3, 3-4 x 0.8-15 mm, lanceolate or oblanceolate, puberulous; stamens 3-4, connate by their connectives in a coloumn; connectives produced. Female flowers: in few flowered axillary clusters; sessile; perianth 1.2-3 x 1.5-3.5 mm, tomentellous to glabrescent, irregularly 4-6 teethed; ovary superior, subglobose, 1 mm across, 4-6 locular, ovules 2 in each cell, tomentellous to glabrous; styles 4-6, usually connate into subglobose or discoid mass, often with minute projection at the corners, sometimes free or connate only at base. Fruit a capsule 2-5 x 6-12 mm, 4-6 locular, depressed, deeply lobed with the lobes bilobulate, puberulous to glabrous, pedicels absent, to 4 mm long.
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting: November-April
  District(s): Palakkad, Idukki, Thrissur, Kannur
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Evergreen forests
  Distribution: Peninsular India
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Pink
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Peninsular India
  IUCN status: Vulnerable (VU)
  Altitude: -1500
  Localities: Vallakkadavu, Vengoli, Nadugani ghats
   
 
   
 
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